Saturday, 21 May 2011 15:19
(Photos - L - Judi and Vicki. Vicki won the women's duathlon this morning. Judi was going to race, too, but she's got planetary fascism, or something like that, which makes her feet hurt a lot, so she decided not to. R - We didn't have a picture of men's winner, Nathan Hoffman, so we did the next best thing: post a picture of awesome actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman.)
*Green Lake Duathlon Capsule - A race doesn't have to be big to be totally good.
There were only 51 finishers at the totally good 2nd annual Green Lake Duathlon this morning, which was totally good despite being contested in gray and wet conditions, though the gray wasn't as ..
Maple Grove Expands Format...
Saturday, 21 May 2011 03:00
Minnesota to host inaugural TriStar111 in the U.S. On 27 August 2011, TriStar will introduce a new and successful race format and fun- focused triathlon approach to the United States of America 17 MAY 2011, Monte Carlo/Monaco, Maple Grove, MN, U.S.A.
TriStar111 Minnesota on 27 August 2011 will complement a top 5 race as voted in the 2010 Triathlete
Wetsuits & Authentic Enchilada Gravy....
Friday, 20 May 2011 03:00
(Photo - Taggart Downare, aka "The An-TAG-onist." This dude's been on a rampage dating back to the middle of the 2010 season.)
Race Preview - Own a wetsuit? If not, buy, rent or borrow one if you plan to race at the 7th annual Albert Lea Triathlon, which is a totally cool event produced by totally cool people, on Sunday. Water temps will be "invigorating." The goodish news is that the swim is only a quarter mile long.
On to the competitive stuff.
More interesting than predicting who will win on Sunday is who will place second.
A Cool Deal...
Thursday, 19 May 2011 09:54
Give a Little. Get a Lot...
Volunteer to help at an OptumHealth Performance Triathlon in 2011 and you will receive a free entry into that race in 2012 (a $75 value). Volunteer opportunities are at the Manitou Triathlon June 12 or be a part of the new TwinCities Triathlon July 24. You'll also receive a...
Sweat & Barbecue Sauce...
Thursday, 19 May 2011 03:00
Race Preview - WARNING: Some of this stuff is totally made-up.
When Angie Hop heard that the 2nd annual, like the first annual, Green Lake Duathlon offered a post-race "RibFest," featuring "baby back ribs," she decided to boycott the race. She believes that eating the ribs of cute little piglets is just plain wrong, or as she put it in her own words, "Hey, eating the ribs of cute little piglets is just plain wrong!" She also complained that there isn't much meat on baby pig bones....
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